Using Candy Melts As Adhesive?

Sugar Work By AmandaPantz87 Updated 3 Aug 2015 , 10:28pm by Shockolata

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AmandaPantz87 Posted 10 Jun 2015 , 5:16pm
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Hello everyone,

My father's friend has asked for a set of Muskoka chairs d a palm tree as a topper for their wedding cake.

 I have the pieces cut out and drying at the moment.

I am just wondering if, once they are dried, I can use candy melts (coloured to the similar wood colour that my fondant/gumpaste mix is) to stick the whole creation together?

 I assumed it would be stronger than water/tylose water. Any thoughts?

 Thanks everyone, and have a great day! 

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maybenot Posted 10 Jun 2015 , 8:12pm
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Sure.

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costumeczar Posted 10 Jun 2015 , 8:36pm
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Yeah, it dries like cement though so make sure you put the decorations where you want them. Once it dries you won't be able to move them around.

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Shockolata Posted 3 Aug 2015 , 10:28pm
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I use candy melts to glue things together. It works well but be quick to wipe any excess so you end up with a clean finish. :)


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